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“I met Barb when I was in 3rd grade and moved to the neighborhood. She is a fun part of great childhood and teenage memories. Barb,the tall cool...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Margaret (Iverson) Heilman

“Barb was my childhood playmate and teen-age friend. We shared many good times .Our high school graduation was a happy day! Barb was a bridesmaid in...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Joanne (Weiss) Peterson

“I would like to send condolences to Barbara's children and also to her brothers and sisters. Barbara and I were in the same classes in elementary...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Gloria (Sorby) Engen - Silverdale, WA

“What a beautiful tribute to our beautiful sister. She was the strongest person I have ever known, raised 5 beautiful children, never quit learning...Read More »
4 of 7 | Posted by: Debby Hall

“I have known Barb since the 5th. grade. We went to school, church & roller skating together. I always enjoyed visiting with Barb when I would...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Doris Nielsen

“Since my first introduction to Barb in a phone call, 7 years ago, she welcomed me unconditionally into her life and into her family. We shared a love...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Clay Henderson

“Sending my love! ”
7 of 7 | Posted by: Sue LaFrinier

Barbara A. Reppen, age 71, of Moorhead, MN, died on Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in Eventide Lutheran Home, Moorhead, MN. Barbara Ann Eide was born December 25, 1941 to parents Kermit and Arna (Leiseth) Eide. She grew up and graduated from high school in Moorhead, MN. She taught Head Start for a short time before starting her 26 year dispatching career at Doyle's Yellow Checker Cab, Fargo, ND. Barbara married James Reppen in 1962 and had five children whom she raised on her own with grace and determination since 1972. Time and time again, Barbara beat all the odds as a 22 year cancer survivor of uterine(1990), breast(2000) and lung cancer(2011). We are blessed that God gave us such a wonderful role model. She is survived by her children, Brad (partner Clay Henderson), Irving, TX; Stefanie (Gene) Anderson, Fargo, ND; Julie (Micheal) Smith, Prairie Rose, ND; Steven, Moorhead, MN; Doug (Heide) , Midland, TX; grandchildren Zachary, Katelyn and Courtney Anderson; Ryan and Morgan Smith; brothers Nick (Betsy) Eide; David (Carrie) Eide; sisters Judy (Lance) Johnson; Debby (Wayne) Hall; Joni (Rodney) Kummer. Memorial Gathering: Friday, April 12, 2013 from 5:00 - 6:30 p.m. with a prayer service at 6:30 p.m. in the Grand Ballroom at the Courtyard by Marriott, Moorhead, MN. Memorial Service: Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. in Atonement Lutheran Church, Fargo, ND. Interment: Moorhead Memorial Gardens, Moorhead, MN.

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